Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury collision on KY 86 in Hardin County
Date of News Release: 05/25/2011
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- On May 24, 2011, at approximately 5:43 pm EDT, Kentucky State Police Post 04 received a report of an injury motorcycle accident on KY86, 7 miles west of Cecilia. Trooper Dennis Oldham was the first to arrive at the scene. Trooper Oldham reported that a 1990 Harley Davidson motorcycle, operated by Danny N King (age 56 of Cecilia, KY), was traveling eastbound on KY86, when a mechanical failure caused the vehicles front brake to lock and the vehicle to stop abruptly. As a result, King was ejected from the vehicle onto the road surface. King suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries and was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Hardin County EMS. Trooper Oldham reported that alcohol was a contributing factor.